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Recipe for Spinach Dal

Recipe for Spinach Dal

(Ref: RCP154)

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Spinach Dal is a very healthy and tasty recipe. This can be prepared either with Moong Dal or Toor Dal. It is generally served with Rice or Roti.



Preparation Time:

10 mins

Cooking Time:

20 mins


Moong Dal (or Toor Dal) - ½ Cup
 Spinach chopped - 1 Cup
 Ginger grated - 1 tsp
 Turmeric Powder - ½ tsp
 Water - 2 Cups
 Salt to taste
 Garam Masala - ¼ tsp
 Red Chilli Powder - ¼ tsp
 Cumin Seeds - ½ tsp
 Pinch of Asafoetida
 Whole Red Chillies - 1 or 2
 Oil - 1 tbsp
 Lemon Juice


• Wash Dal several times with Water till the Water appears clear.

• Pressure cook Dal, Spinach, Ginger, Turmeric Powder, Salt and Water.

• Wait for the pressure to be released and then open the cooker.

• Keep this on medium heat and add Garam Masala, Red Chilli Powder and mix well. Take it off from heat and add the Lemon Juice.

• Heat Oil in a pan and add Cumin Seeds and wait for it to splutter. Then add Asafoetida and whole Red Chillies and pour this on the Dal.

• Spinach Dal is ready to be served


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